Macromolecular Crystallography 14.1


The beamline BL 14.1 is a tuneable energy beamline for macromolecular crystallography. This beamline has a high level of automation and can perform X-ray diffraction experiments of very small crystals down to 15 micrometers.

Please find in the table below the characteristic of the MX station for beamline 14.1

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Crystallography (biological macromolecules)

Assigned to beamline(s)

Energy rangePolarisation
MX 14.1 5 - 15.5 keVhorizontal
Station data
Temperature range 90 - 293 K
Pressure Range For details contact the station manager.
Detector • X-fluorescence detector: Roentec X-Flash
• Pixel-detector: Pilatus 6M
Manipulators CATS sample changer
Sample holder compatibility For details contact the station manager.
Goniometer Microdiffractometer MD2 with Minikappa goniometer MK3

BL 14.1 supports the following experimental techniques:

  • De novo structure solution using MAD, SAD 
  • High throuput screening
  • Long wavelength phasing
  • UV radiation damage phasing